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Jul 03, 2017
Indian Patent Office reissues guidelines for computer-related inventionsStakeholders had stated that the guidelines issued in August 2015 could place the Indian software industry at the mercy of multinational corporations.
Jun 13, 2017
Germany holds up the European patent law; business cost to remain highYears in the planning, the new law would set up patent courts in EU member states that would allow patentholders to seek redress for any infringements in their own countries, even if they occurred in another EU country.
Dec 28, 2016
Qualcomm slapped with $875 million fine in South Korea for "abusing" its market positionQualcomm has been slapped with yet another huge fine for violating fair trade laws, unfair business practices and demanding royalties on an “unnecessarily broad” set of patents.
Feb 23, 2016
India's patent office says no to software patents, but copyrights still validThe Government and Patent office issue guidelines that effectively say no to software patents. Patents will still be granted, but under very stringent guidelines.
Aug 30, 2013
New Zealand government bans software patentsThe New Zealand government has now passed a new patent bill that does not allow software developers to monopolise specific designs and concepts....
Mar 09, 2013
US judge will not suspend Apple Siri patent case vs SamsungA US judge on Friday refused to suspend Apple Inc's patent lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, a case that includes search technology in Apple's Siri voice assistant...
Mar 08, 2013
Judge dismisses Samsung's infringement claims against AppleApple has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in the UK. Justice Floyd of the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales...
Mar 01, 2013
UK judge who directed Apple to issue apology is now patent expert for SamsungThe UK judge who directed Apple to publish an apology to Samsung is apparently being hired by Samsung as a patent expert in another legal battle with Ericsson.
Feb 15, 2013
Apple's search technology lawsuit against Samsung may go on holdA US judge on Thursday asked Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd whether an Apple patent lawsuit over search technology should be put on hold...
Feb 04, 2013
US appeals court turns down Apple's sales ban requestAfter a brief silence, here's something to chew on in the ongoing Apple-Samsung patent battle. According to reports, Apple's request to reinstall its sales ban bid...